A birth chart, also known as a natal chart, is a map of where all the major planets and astral bodies were located at the time you were born. Most people are aware of their Sun sign, however, there are multiple aspects of astrology governing our lives. All of the astral bodies were moving through different zodiac signs and houses at your time of birth, and their positions will have different effects on your personality and life. (For example, the position of the Moon will determine your emotions and inner self.) We can look to these placements in order to further understand our strengths, weaknesses, and purpose in life.